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and Suburra. The Bowery of ancient Rome, comprehending the valley between the Esquiline, Quirinal, and Viminal, densely populated and rather disreputable in its character. Martial speaks of its noise (clamosa Subura, xii. 18, 2), and both Persius (v. 32) and Martial (xi. 78, 11) mention it as the resort of prostitutes. See Roma.

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